April 25th 2021
U.S. stocks finished a turbulent week after Friday’s rebound nearly unchanged. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.5% during the week to end at 34,043.49. The S&P 500 closed at 4,180.17, after trading above its April 16 closing high of 4,185.47 during Friday afternoon, but ended the week down 0.1%. The Nasdaq was lower 0.3% for the week to finish at 14,016.81. Among the key S&P sectors, health care was the best weekly performer, while the energy sector dragged. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), widely considered the best gauge of fear in the market, traded near 17.3.